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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education in Washington .
Written in English



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  • United States.


  • College student government -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • College student government -- United States.,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration.

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Statement[by] Lora H. Robinson [and] Janet D. Shoenfeld.
ContributionsShoenfeld, Janet D., joint author.
LC ClassificationsZ5814.U7 R6
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4855082M
LC Control Number75611219

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• Student participation is the key for fair higher education, which is the only way to secure social development and sustainable economic growth. • Student involvement in governance is essential in preparing students to be active citizens in democratic societies. • Students are an .   It later discusses common ways in which institutional-level academic governance has changed in recent years, incorporating brief discussions of academic freedom, institutional autonomy, tenure, the introduction of new academic governance regimes such as academic workload models and student participation in academic governance. student activism, would find this study a modest source of information. The suggestions for student participation in academic governance, and means of handling student grievance and dissent might provide some in-sight for solving or preventing the disruption of classes caused by student activists. Student participation as defined by this conference is an aspect of the broader area of higher education governance, so it may be useful to recall that higher education governance is at the heart of the Bologna Process and will be a key feature of the .

II. ORGANIZATION The Bylaws of the Faculty, provided for both undergraduate and graduate student participation in the Academic Council and certain faculty standing committees. In September, , the Board of Trustees approved the Bylaws for Academic Governance, , to replace the Bylaws of the Faculty, and the Bylaws for Academic Governance, The requirement of § (5) that students be “active participants in the immediate governance of and policy development for” their institution also includes the provision that student participation be “subject to the powers and responsibilities of the board, the president, the chancellor, and the faculty.”. The study examined students’ participation in school management on academic performance. The study’s objectives were: to determine how students’ involvement in discipline management influences their academic performance, to investigate the extent to which students’ involvement in academic management influences their. increased engagement of academic staff. Student participation starts in the classroom. Students as members of the academic community National policies on student participation in institutional governance and legislative frameworks present a necessary, but not sufficient, basis for successful student participation. They can serve as a guarantee, but.